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Controversy Emerges Over Chicago's Polka Dot Intersection

Local residents are upset with the effects of the placemaking installment in Chicago, opened this spring—namely slower traffic and a polka dot color scheme. An article in DNAinfo points out that slowing traffic was kind of the point.

July 1, 2015 - DNAinfo Chicago

'Lincoln Hub': A Polka Dot Makeover for Chicago Intersection

The intersection of Lincoln Ave, Southport Avenue, and Wellington Avenue in the South Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago is in the process of a major upgrade in pedestrian-friendly placemaking.

April 16, 2015 - Chi.Streetsblog

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